Stone County, Arkansas

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Stone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population was 11,499. The county seat is Mountain View.[1] The county was formed on April 21, 1873, and named for the natural stone formations in the area. It is a dry county, meaning that the sale of alcoholic beverages in any form is prohibited.

Stone County is home to the famous Blanchard Springs Caverns, a three-level system of still-developing caves administered by the United States Forest Service. The area is also widely known — particularly in Mountain View — as a cultural center of music and crafts associated with the Ozark Mountains region. The Ozark Folk Center is a unique state park located in Mountain View that works to preserve the region's culture.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 609 square miles (1,578 km²), of which 607 square miles (1,571 km²) is land and 3 square miles (7 km²) (0.47%) is water.

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